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Cavaliers battle vs Celtics highlights NBA odds

Boston CelticsCleveland Cavaliers
March 27, 7:00 PM | Quicken Loans Arena

Boston Celtics vs Cleveland Cavaliers Odds

36-34TEAM RECORD22-47

The Cavaliers will hit the floor running against the visiting Boston Celtics on Wednesday, looking to bolster their record and bolster wagering bankrolls in the process.

The Cavaliers bring a 22-47 record (36-33 ATS) to the battle against the 36-34 Celtics, who are 33-34-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Cleveland go 36-33 so far and the Celtics go 35-34-1. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

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Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Cavaliers in this one found them as 3-point underdogs earlier at Bovada, while the total had been sitting in the area of 193.5 at Bovada.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 28-rated Cavaliers and the No. 16-rated Celtics in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 98-93 win for the Celtics on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Celtics rank No. 29 in the league with 39.7 per game. That compares with Cleveland’s No. 25 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Cleveland is the NBA’s No. 16-ranked team at 7 per game, while the Celtics rate No. 25 with 6 per contest.

Defensively, the Celtics feature the league's No. 11-rated defense on the road, giving up 98.8 points per game. Cleveland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 19 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Boston was a 100-85 loser at home against the Knicks. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (185) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Celtics endured a 100-85 loss at the hands of the Knicks on Tuesday, despite a 19-point effort from Jeff Green at TD Garden.

The Cavaliers were a 116-78 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rockets. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (194) made winners of UNDER bettors. Cleveland was run off the court by the Rockets on Friday as Houston blasted them 116-78 at Toyota Center.

Boston Celtics Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 7-3
After playing New York are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

Cleveland Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 2-8
After playing Houston are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

A few Celtics at Cavaliers trends to consider:
Boston is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games
Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games
Cleveland is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games when playing at home against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cleveland's last 12 games at home
Cleveland is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next up:
Boston home to Atlanta, Friday, March 29
Cleveland home to Philadelphia, Friday, March 29